Another failed suicide attempt by a patient in a military hospital interests Mulder with the talk of a "phantom soldier" which has prevented the man's death. The general in charge is at first opposed to the FBI's involvement until the invisible killer begins stalking him. But none believe when the primary suspect is a quadraplegic.
original airdate--November 10,1995 rating--15.91 million
music--theme song "X-Files" by Mark Snow"
Goofs:While searching for Lt. Col. Victor Stans, Scully yells out, "Lieutenant Colonel." A Lieutenant Colonel is always addressed verbally as "Colonel" as a military courtesy, except in writing. An FBI agent who has frequent contact with the military would be familiar with military protocol involving colonels.
Trivia:The film that Rappo is watching in his room is Sun Valley Serenade starring Sonja Henie, John Payne, Milton Berle, and the Glenn Miller Orchestra.